[gs-bugs] [Bug 691315] 'make so' fails with "ld: fatal: relocations remain against allocatable but non-writable sections"

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Tue May 18 03:31:45 UTC 2010


--- Comment #1 from Hin-Tak Leung <hintak at ghostscript.com> 2010-05-18 03:31:45 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> In trying to "make so" the linking fails.
> I changed the link line for the last step and got it to work:
> diff soobj/ldt.tr soobj/foo.tr
> 1c1
> < gcc -shared -Wl,-soname=libgs.so.8 -o ./bin/../sobin/libgs.so.8.71
> ./obj/../soobj/gsromfs1.o ./obj/../soobj/gs.o ./obj/../soobj/gp_getnv.o \
> ---
> > gld -shared -soname=libgs.so.8 -o ./bin/../sobin/libgs.so.8.71 ./obj/../soobj/gsromfs1.o ./obj/../soobj/gs.o ./obj/../soobj/gp_getnv.o \

Those two are equivalent if your gcc is built to use GNU ld. I suspect that
your gcc was built against the Sun linker, rather than GNU ld, so I would like
the output of your "gcc -v".

Note that you have to do "./configure --enable-dynamic" for "make so" to work
at all. (this was an oversight in the documentation and has been corrected

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